Key Personnel

Nancy Gale

Nancy Gale - Executive Director
ngale@jrspgh.org | 412-325-0039

Nancy Gale came to JRS from EQT with leadership and finance experience in the corporate world. Nancy is a long-time community member and the immediate past president of Temple Sinai.

For more information on Nancy and her vision for the future JRS, read about her in the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle.

 

Nikki Finch

Nikki Finch – Office Manager
nfinch@jrspgh.org | 412-325-0039

Nikki Finch comes to Jewish Residential Services with a strong and varied professional background ranging from experience in the Non- Profit Sector, Higher Education, Consulting and Office Management. She enjoys building relationships with coworkers and clients while improving policies and procedures to promote productivity. Nikki looks forward to helping JRS grow and evolve as an organization.

 

Joseph Herbick

Joseph Herbick – Director, Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse
jherbickk@jrspgh.org | 412-325-0039

Joseph Herbick has worked in the Mental Health Field for close to nine years. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Duquesne in 2009 and his Masters in Community Counseling from Duquesne in 2013. He has experience working with children, veterans, and an eclectic population of diagnosed individuals at Western Psychiatric. Before coming to JRS and joining as the Director of the Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse Joseph received his CPRP, Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, in 2018 as he saw Psychiatric Rehabilitation as the future of recovery. He has an understanding of people, their needs, and the role he can play in helping them.

 

Alison Karabin

Alison Karabin – Project Manager, Families in Transition
akarabin@jrspgh.org | 412-325-0039

Alison Karabin was hired by JRS in 2015. Alison received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work. She is a licensed social worker in Pennsylvania and has previously worked for LIFE Pittsburgh, UPMC Passavant, and Presbyterian Senior Care. Alison also staffs the Shore-Whitehill Award committee and represents JRS for the Connections blog.

 

Cindy Paganico

Cindy Paganico – CFO
cpaganico@jfcspgh.org | 412-422-7200

Cindy is the CFO of sister agency Jewish Family and Community Services and also provides a wide range of financial and business services to JRS. Cindy coordinates both the financial and audit committees. She has forged a great partnership between JRS and the JF&CS fiscal office, providing outstanding financial support and leadership to JRS.